Fine Arts

This three‐week class will focus on composition, mark making, and perspective. Students will learn a variety of techniques in order to create dynamic, exciting compositions.

Wednesday
Jul 9 - Jul 23
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This three‐week class will focus on value, or how to convey light and shadow in drawings.

Wednesday
Jul 30 - Aug 13
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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Throughout the year, Continuing Education sponsors the Figure Drawing Co-op, an open session for anyone interested in drawing from the live nude model.

Monday, Sunday
Jun 8 - Aug 11
1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. Monday
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This two‐part class will introduce students to the act of drawing from the live human form, which can feel intimidating. This class is designed to make each artist comfortable, confident and enthused—no matter their background. In this second part of the Figure Drawing series, studio time will be spent covering topics such as composition, perspective, anatomy, and the concept of the critique, as more in‐depth processes are applied to longer poses.

Thursday
Jul 17 - Aug 14
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
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This exciting workshop, which will take place at MCAD and at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA), is designed to give adults an organized framework useful for breaking down a work of art in linguistic rationale to help solidify a deeper understanding of what is being viewed.

Thursday
Jul 10 - Jul 10
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
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Painting outdoors is a great way for artists to get out of the studio and reconnect with the natural environment. In this on‐location class, students will learn the essentials of landscape painting while enjoying what summer has to offer.

Saturday
Jul 12 - Aug 9
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
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In this fun, hands‐on workshop, students will learn how to combine printmaking with the spontaneity of collage, painting, and drawing to create inventive and surprising imagery with monotypes.

Saturday
Aug 2 - Aug 9
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
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Welcome to the wonderful world of printmaking! This beginning class will introduce students with little to no previous experience to the wonders and joys of printmaking.

Saturday
Jul 12 - Jul 26
9:00 AM-12:30 PM
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